May 21, 2008Press Item
Today the House overwhelmingly rejected the President’s misguided veto of the Farm Bill.
May 21, 2008Press Item
Farm Bill, Defense Authorization Bill.
May 20, 2008Press Item
The cost of gas has now climbed to $3.79 per gallon, and oil has hit a record of $129 per barrel.
May 20, 2008The Daily Whip
The Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008, Concurrent Budget Resolution for 2009, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009, Possible Vote to Override the President’s Veto of H.R. 2419 - Food and Energy Security Act of 2007
May 20, 2008Press Item
Senator Kennedy is a giant in the Senate, a wonderful public servant, and a great American.
May 16, 2008Press Item
The House passed the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Fill Suspension and Consumer Protection Act (H.R. 6022) by a veto-proof margin of 385 to 25. This bill will suspend deliveries to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve through the end of the year so long as the price of crude oil remains above $75 per barrel.
May 14, 2008Press Item
May 15, 2008Press Item
I understand the differences of opinion on the war in Iraq.
May 12, 2008Press Item
On Thursday, the House passed major legislation that will help keep families facing foreclosure in their homes, and help strengthen the economy.
May 13, 2008Press Item
It is absolutely inconceivable that, with gas prices climbing to $3.72 today, President Bush continues to oppose the bipartisan effort in Congress to give American consumers some relief from those high prices by temporarily suspending deliveries to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).
May 13, 2008Press Item
Food and Energy Security Act of 2007, Budget.
May 9, 2008The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Iraq/Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations, Food and Energy Security Act Conference and Motions to Instruct
April 21, 2008Press Item
Presidential candidates insist that Washington needs fixing, and we in the commentariat love to expose hypocrisy, pork-barreling and gridlock. So it feels awkward to admit the truth about the subprime meltdown. First Congress produced a timely and well-crafted stimulus. Now it is working on proposals to help homeowners, and with one ugly exception, the recommendations are sound.
April 29, 2008Press Item
The Democrats' housing rescue plan is picking up converts among Republicans who are shrugging off White House objections after getting an earful from voters struggling to stave off foreclosure.
May 2, 2008Press Item
A plan to rescue hundreds of thousands of homeowners at risk of foreclosure began moving through Congress yesterday, as lawmakers worked to shape an aggressive response to the nation's housing crisis.
May 8, 2008Press Item
Neighborhood Stabilization Act of 2008 and American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008